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Fatal Fire Leads to Barricade, Death of Suspect

A fatal fire in Trenton on Sunday night led to a standoff in the small town of McFall in Daviess County on Monday afternoon.

The incident involved as many as 10 law enforcement agencies. It ended when the suspect, David Call, a 1983 graduate of Jamesport High School, apparently took his own life after barricading himself inside a residence east of McFall.

Mr. Call opened fire on officers who went

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Halloween Safety for Kids

by Gallatin Police Chief Mark Richards

Kids love Halloween. They get to dress up and get free candy. What a perfect holiday. Some kids already know things that you can do to be safe, like how to cross the street, not to talk to or go with strangers and things like that. But we adults know how exciting Halloween can be and that can make you forget to be careful.

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Railroad Crossings Damaged, Repairs Fall to Gallatin Man

Joe Flanders of Gallatin, an employee with Union Pacific, repaired the crossing gate on Unity Avenue early Friday morning, Oct. 24. A passing train had reported the damaged gate before 6 a.m. Mr. Flanders arrived to find the gate arm had been hit, either by someone trying to drive around it after it had lowered, or maybe by a piece of large equipment. The bolts were sheered and the arm

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Daviess County Courthouse News

Your Right to Know: The following is information released from the Daviess County Courthouse on Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014.

The county clerk’s office will be open Saturday, Nov. 1 from 8 a.m. to noon for absentee walk-ins.

County Commission

Jason Smith submitted his 2014 training hours for Medicolegal Death Investigation Conference.

Bills were audited.

The road and bridge crew is working in Grand River Township cleaning out a low water

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Share the Scare at Trunk or Treat Event Halloween night

Daviess County Fine Arts Council is presenting Scare on the Square Trunk or Treat from 6-8 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 31, on the Gallatin courthouse square.

Everyone is invited to decorate a pumpkin, a trunk, give out candy, or just take a stroll around the square.

Deliver your pumpkins to the courthouse lawn from 5-7 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 29. Submit the pumpkins to be judged or to just add

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Tigers Hold Off Vandy, Host Kentucky Next

by Benjamin Herrold 

It wasn’t until late in the game on Saturday, as a warm October day yielded to the soft glow of twilight, that Missouri (6-2, 3-1 in SEC play) finally put away its game with Vanderbilt. Bud Sasser reeled in a 25-yard touchdown pass from Maty Mauk with 2:05 to go, the final score in a 24-14 Tiger win on Homecoming.

Vanderbilt (2-6, 0-5 in SEC) is not

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Chillicothe Man Wins MO Lotto

Robert Stanley, 55, won $99,001 on Oct. 13 by matching all five numbers in the Show Me Cash drawing, which made him the 336th jackpot winner of the game. Stanley plays often, but this is his biggest payout yet. He plans to vacation in Vegas, as well as invest portions of his prize money. The winning ticket was purchased at Rudy’s Discount Smoke (301 Washington Street) in Chillicothe, at which

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Gallatin Beats South Harrison with Too Many Weapons

Advances to Polo rematch

There was a question to be answered heading into Friday night’s football rematch between Gallatin and South Harrison. How would the GHS Bulldogs respond, having their leading rusher and scorer on the sidelines nursing a sore hamstring?

The answer came quickly and to Gallatin’s advantage.

With starting fullback Trystan Sunby, a 1,000 yard rusher with 16 touchdowns, on the bench, Gallatin turned to other weapons that

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